Parents and Families Weekend

Oct. 19, 9 a.m.

Immerse yourself in the world of Lynn

Are you ready to start living the Lynn lifestyle?

Come and enjoy an exciting weekend—especially the Lynn Family Picnic with lots of delicious food, fun, music and giveaways for everyone! Join the Lynn family for this three-day event in the Gordon and Mary Henke Wing, Wold Performing Arts Center Lobby and Perper Intramural Field.

Schedule of events

Friday, Oct. 19

9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Weekend registration
Pick up your badges and registration materials. Lobby, Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Open houses
Choose from one of the following open houses, or stop by all.

Center for Learning Abroad
Lynn’s Center for Learning Abroad (CLA) offers more than 70 programs in 17 countries. Learn more about our semester-long and short-term program opportunities. Center for Learning Abroad, Lynn Student Center

Communication technology showcase
Step into the world of 3D printing and virtual reality. Explore this world or interact with worlds our students have created. Plus, meet with faculty and check out the college’s new collaborative spaces. Eugene M. and Christine E. Lynn College of Communication and Design, Lynn Library, third floor

Hannifan Center for Career and Alumni Connections
Whether it’s graduate school or the job market, meet the team that guides students in preparing for their next step. Plus, discover where our graduates have gone and how they remain connected to Lynn. Lynn Library, first floor

Institute for Achievement and Learning (IAL)
From personalized academic coaching to group workshops—and everything in between—the institute helps students need maximize strengths and achieve their goals towards independent learning. Discover its services and meet the dedicated staff members. Institute for Achievement and Learning, Green Center

Financial Aid: What you need to know
Discover when to apply and re-apply for financial aid, what “Prior-Prior Year income” means, how students can apply for on-campus jobs or find additional scholarships, when payments are due and more! Plus, schedule your one-on-one appointment for personalized guidance. Student Financial Services office, Green Center

College of Aeronautics
Learn about Lynn’s innovative aviation management curriculum and South Florida’s premier flight training program, which includes an advanced aircraft training simulator, a fleet of four aircraft and a staff of highly experienced professionals. Boca Raton Airport, 3960 Airport Road

International Student Services Office
Meet the team that advises all international students to ensure compliance with U.S. immigration laws and regulations. Learn more about cultural programming that helps international students feel at home away from home. Trinity Hall

11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Lunch at your leisure
Enjoy lunch Lynn-style with your student in the Elmore Dining Commons. Elmore Dining Commons and Lakeside Patio

1–2 p.m.

Experiential learning at Lynn
Lynn’s January Term, or J-Term, immerses students in real-world experiences including special projects, study abroad and internships. The three-week term expands and deepens students’ understanding of their major and other fields. Learn more about the program and this year’s courses. Henke Wing, de Hoernle International Center

2–3 p.m.

Learning without limits: iPad-powered
See for yourself why Apple named Lynn a Distinguished School for innovation, leadership and educational excellence. This dynamic and interactive session will give you a glimpse into our custom, mobile curriculum, interactive lessons and helpful apps designed for the 21st century learner. Salon, Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

3–4 p.m.

Engage with the world: Study abroad options
With 70 programs in 17 countries, the Center for Learning Abroad (CLA) provides students the opportunity to expand their horizons. Learn about our short- and longer-term programs, their benefits and costs, available financial aid and scholarships, eligibility and the application process. Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall, de Hoernle International Center

7:30 p.m.

Lynn Drama presents … The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
2018 is the year Andrew Lloyd Webber turned 70, and Lynn University launched its B.F.A in drama. What better way to celebrate than throwing a musical theater party? Enjoy beloved songs from Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Evita, Sunset Boulevard and Cats. Pick up tickets for your family during registration. Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Saturday, Oct. 20

9–11 a.m.

Weekend registration
For those arriving Saturday, pick up your badges and registration materials. Lobby, Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

9:30–10:30 a.m.

Coffee with the president, and discovering life at Lynn
Hear comments from Lynn University President Kevin M. Ross. Then, meet academic, athletics and student affairs staff who will be on hand through noon to provide information and insight about life at Lynn. (Specific questions about your student’s major? Make an appointment.) This session is great for current students who want to share experiences and ask or answer questions, too. Lobby, Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Engaging your student beyond the classroom
Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Anthony Altieri and Associate Dean of Students Dr. Theresa Gallo present an inside look into how students are engaged on and off campus. Hear highlights and discover resources available for parents, too. Salon, Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Making a social impact
Discover the Social Impact Lab, an interdisciplinary hub where students learn about using business as a force for good, such as Fair Trade, social entrepreneurship, sustainable development, conscious capitalism, impact investing and venture philanthropy. Plus, learn about the lab’s future home in the Christine E. Lynn University Center, and how its design will bring together students, faculty and the greater community. Salon, Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

12–2 p.m.

Lynn family picnic
Our weekend’s signature event. Join the entire Lynn family for good food, fun in the sun, music and plenty of activities for kids of all ages! Bobby Campbell Stadium (west side) and Perper Intramural Field

2 p.m.

Women’s soccer vs. Florida National
Cheer on our Fighting Knights women’s soccer team as it takes on Florida National on Gregory J. Malfitano Field. Free giveaways and contests add to the fun. Bobby Campbell Stadium

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Please join us for the third annual PhotoLynnish student photography exhibit at the Vertu Fine Art Gallery in Boca.
Vertu Fine Art Gallery, Boca Center, 5150 Town Center Circle

Enjoy a night out with your student ...

This is your time to explore all the Boca/Delray area has to offer. Dine at one of several local restaurants offering everything from sushi to steak. Enjoy a movie while relaxing on a cushy recliner or become a pinball wizard at the Silverball Museum.

Sunday, Oct. 21

6–11 a.m.

Sunday Breakfast


11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Sunday Lunch
Join us for breakfast between 6 and 11 a.m.; or lunch anytime between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. before heading home. Elmore Dining Commons

Ticket required.

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Parents and Families Weekend
Oct. 19, 9 a.m.

Contact Box Office

Phone number
+1 561-237-9000

Hours of operation
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Lynn University 
Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center
3601 North Military Trail
Boca Raton, Florida 33431